USA Healthcare Symposium 2017 Day 2

8:50 a.m.

Welcome Remarks by Kallman Worldwide

9:00 a.m.

A Leader’s Thoughts

Part One: Nutrition

9:30 a.m.

Reducing The Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease Through Plant Based Diet

Speaker: Dr. Dima Quraini, MD, Cardiologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

10:00 a.m.

Maternal Obesity and Diet impacts the next generation- Where are we headed?

Speaker: Dr. Jacob E. (Jed) Friedman, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado

10:30 a.m.

The Role Genetics And Epi-Genetics In How We Manage Nutrition And Obesity In The UAE

Speaker: Dr. Maryam Matar, Chairman and founder of the UAE Genetic Diseases Association, Dubai, UAE

11:00 a.m.

Panel Discussion

11:20 a.m.

Coffee Break

Part Two: Obesity

11:30 a.m.
Obesity And Its Management

Speaker: Prof. Safwan A. Taha, MD, FACS, CABS, FRCSGlasg, Medical Director, Consultant Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon. Director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center, Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, UAE

12:00 p.m.

A Surgeon’s Perspective: Prevalence Of Obesity In The Region And Role Of Bariatrics In Treatment

Speaker: Dr. Matthew Kroh, MD, Chief, General Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

12:30 p.m.

How Much Difference Does Exercise Make In The Treatment Of Obesity?

Speaker: Dr. Edward Laskowski, Professor, Department of Physician Medicine and Rehabilitation; Co-Director, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

1:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion

1:30 p.m.


Part Three: Diabetes

2:30 p.m.

UAE and Diabetes – How important is the education

Speaker: Dr. Abdulrazzaq Al Madani, President, Emirates Diabetes Society, UAE

3:00 p.m.

Individualizing Oral Anti Diabetes Therapies: Current And Emerging Strategies

Speaker: Dr. Iyad Ksseiry, M.D., F.A.C.E. (USA), Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Head of Internal Medicine Department, Mediclinic City Hospital, UAE

3:30 p.m.

Shifting The Paradigm In Diabetes Management – What The Recent Clinical Data Tell Us!

Speaker: Dr. Mahmood Kazemi, MD, Senior Director, Global Medical and Scientific Affairs, Abbott USA

4:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Fatheya Al Awadi, Head of the Medical Department and Head of the Endocrine Unit, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE

4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks